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California Baby Shampoo & Bodywash, Super Sensitive

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the California Baby Shampoo & Bodywash, Super Sensitive product label collected on July 09, 2019 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for California Baby Shampoo & Bodywash, Super Sensitive is 2.

Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERINE USP*

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
PHYTIC ACID
Appeared as: PHYTIC ACID (RICE ORIGIN)

• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUILLAJA SAPONARIA BARK EXTRACT (SOAP BARK)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT (CALENDULA)

None
VIOLA TRICOLOR EXTRACT
Appeared as: VIOLA TRI EXTRACT (PANSY)

None
YUCCA SCHIDIGERA FRUIT
Appeared as: YUCCA SCHIDIGERA ROOT EXTRACT (YUCCA)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE (ALOE VERA)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Fair
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHAN GUM USP

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VIT. B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, DECYL GLUCOSIDE*, LAURYL GLUCOSIDE*, QUILLAJA SAPONARIA BARK EXTRACT (SOAP BARK), VEGETABLE GLYCERINE USP*, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT (CALENDULA), VIOLA TRICOLOR EXTRACT (PANSY), YUCCA SCHIDIGERA ROOT EXTRACT (YUCCA), ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE (ALOE VERA), SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, HYDROLYZED QUINOA, XANTHAN GUM USP, PANTHENOL (VIT. B5), PHYTIC ACID (RICE ORIGIN), GLUCONOLACTONE** (AND) SODIUM BENZOATE.

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